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Test results for Ebola virus disease were negative for a child who recently traveled from West Africa to Chicago. The child had a fever during screening at O’Hare International Airport and was transported...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the sixth case of imported Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in Dallas County in 2014. The patient was infected with the virus during travel to El...

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After Perfect Bar’s routine product testing, the company is issuing a nationwide recall of specific lot numbers of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch flavor recipes due to potential contamination...

At least 43 cases of shigellosis (primarily Shigella sonnei group D) have been diagnosed among the Observant Jewish community in Borough Park and Williamsburg since Nov. 14, according to the New York City...

The FDA, CDC and state and local officials are investigating an outbreak of listeriosis potentially linked to commercially-produced, prepackaged caramel apples.  Investigators are working to identify...

Orange County, CA health officials are reporting at least three cases of wound botulism during the past month in adults who injected “black tar heroin”. This are the first such cases reported...

After seeing an average of 28 imported chikungunya cases a year in the United States during the past eight years, primarily from travel to Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) puts...

Maryland has joined Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia as the latest state affected by the multistate Salmonella...

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The first American Ebola patient to be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha will be returning to Liberia next month, the same place he contracted the dangerous virus. Beginning Jan. 15, the...

Cases of primary and secondary syphilis (P&S) in the United States increased, in terms of number of cases, by 10.9 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention;s...